Professional Career Opportunities
- Wellesley College;
- Rochester Institute of Technology;
- University of Louisiana at Lafayette (2 positions)
- University of Wyoming;
- University of Memphis (5 Positions);
- Wake Forest University;
- University of Texas;
- Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
- IUPUI University Library
- Northern Arizona University;
- Montclair State University
“As a member of the senior leadership team in Library & Technology Services (LTS), a merged Library/IT organization, the Director of Library Collections is the lead advocate for the College’s library collections, and acts as a key advisor to the CIO on issues, policies, and matters relating to the library collections, spaces, and services. Working closely with the faculty, students, and LTS colleagues, this position helps to ensure the integrated delivery of services and scholarly resources to the Wellesley community.
This position participates in the development of strategic priorities and initiatives for library collections; engages in strong outreach efforts within the College, among other small liberal arts college libraries, and with local and national organizations; collaborates on major projects for the benefit of the College; participates in relationship development with our invested alumnae community; monitors the changing patterns of scholarly communication; and develops strategies to incorporate and respond to emerging trends in the creation and delivery of information resources…”
“Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is seeking the Director of RIT Libraries. The successful candidate will provide visionary leadership and strategic direction for RIT Libraries consisting of Wallace Library, Cary Graphic Arts Library and RIT Archives. The Director serves as a member of the Executive Team of the Wallace Center, providing leadership and direction for the Center and its services.
We are looking for a … leader with an understanding of the major challenges confronting academic libraries and an appreciation of the importance of advancement, donor relations and fund-raising…”
- Assistant Dean for Public Services and Assistant Dean for Technical Services/Assistant Professor – University of Louisiana at Lafayette (2 positions)
“University Libraries at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is hiring full-time, tenure-track librarians. We are seeking … individuals to lead and administer public services operations and technical services operations. The position of Assistant Dean for Public Services/Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Library Science (EEO # LB 1-15) and the position of Assistant Dean for Technical Services/Assistant Professor or Associate Professor of Library Science (EEO # LB 3-15) report to the Associate Dean of the Library. The positions will direct all aspects of their respective areas including development of policies and procedures; recruiting, scheduling, training, supervising, mentoring, and evaluating librarians and support staff. The tenure track positions require scholarship and participation in professional organizations, as well as service to the Library, University, and community…”
“The University of Wyoming seeks applicants for a Scholarly Communication Librarian to join our growing Digital Collections office. The successful candidate will provide energetic leadership for scholarly communication initiatives and will manage the institutional repository (IR).
Responsibilities: Manage the Wyoming Scholars Repository (http://repository.uwyo.edu/) including daily operations, adding and editing content, creating policies and procedures, and assessing IR functionality and usage. Work both independently and in collaboration with liaison librarians, university faculty, and the Office of Research to develop and add new content to the IR. Serve as library resource on copyright, fair use and open access issues. Coordinate workshops and training in support of the IR and other scholarly communication topics…”
“The University of Memphis seeks applicants for three tenure track positions:
- Health Sciences Librarian;
- Special Collections Librarian/Archivist;
- User Interfaces Librarian
And two visiting faculty:
- Electronic Resources Librarian
- Research and Instructional Services Librarian.
ALA accredited M.L.S. Degree and appropriate work experience required. Minimum annual salary is $50,000.
Position descriptions at http://www.memphis.edu/libraries/about/jobs/index.php. Apply online at https://workforum.memphis.edu/. Direct questions to Mrs. Nancy Massey at firstname.lastname@example.org or 901-678-2201. Application review begins February 15. The University of Memphis is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer…”
- Humanities Librarian for English Literature and Women’s and Gender Studies Librarian II – University of Texas
“The University of Texas Libraries (UTL) seeks a knowledgeable, innovative and energetic Humanities Librarian for English Literature and Women’s and Gender Studies (Librarian II) to serve as a proactive liaison for the Departments of English, Rhetoric and Writing and the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, all within the College of Liberal Arts. The Humanities Librarian for English Literature and Women’s and Gender Studies will be involved and engaged in all aspects of the research lifecycle and will actively participate in teaching and learning processes. The position offers opportunity for strategic, collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches to teaching, learning, and discovery of and access to resources in support of research, analysis, and the creation and dissemination of scholarship…”
“The Z. Smith Reynolds Library invites applications for the position of Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL). This is a 12-month position with Library Faculty status. Reporting to the Head of Collection Management, the successful applicant will take the lead role in assessment and support of ongoing access to electronic information resources as well as publisher/vendor license negotiations. The ERL will manage key e-resource information systems and will produce and disseminate assessment reports…”
“The Stan Getz Music Library seeks a “new team member to provide leadership in the utilization of Library content resources and information services in Berklee’s online learning platform (currently Moodle). This new position will require strong collaboration skills and a proven ability to embrace innovative and experimental approaches. Also required is a solid understanding of the available tools, technologies and best practices with regard to embedding library resources in online courseware and successfully deploying virtual reference services. In collaboration with other members of the Library staff, this position will also lead and coordinate the in-person information literacy instruction and contribute to the in-library reference services…”
“The Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library seeks a … service-oriented professional to serve as Health Sciences Librarian, in a tenure-track position with the rank of Assistant Librarian.
Reporting to the Associate Dean for Educational Services, this librarian will serve as liaison to the Indiana University School of Public Health and the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences on the IUPUI campus. Specific responsibilities will include collection development, provision of instructional services, and research assistance for faculty and students in the liaison areas…”
“Cline Library Special Collections and Archives at Northern Arizona University seeks a … Collections Manager. Reporting to the Head of Special Collections and Archives, this position will develop and implement the department’s collections management program. The position will review, revise, and develop collections management practices and policies and ensure their efficient and effective implementation. They will also oversee acquisitions, inventories, environmental controls, space management, and collection care. The Collections Manager will support the strategic directions of the department, the library and the university while working collaboratively to manage the care of collections. The successful candidate must enjoy working in a nimble, innovative, and fast-paced environment…”
“As part of a collaborative and collegial leadership team with the Dean and Associate Dean for Technical Services, the Associate Dean for Public Services will provide a vision for services and resources to enhance the University’s academic endeavors. The Associate Dean will also collaborate to provide administrative and operational leadership including strategic planning; assessment; outreach and communications; technology, budgets, and facilities…”